Birdseye wins North Carolina okay on 5-MW Tamworth solar project

The North Carolina Utilities Commission on Oct. 25 approved a June 14 application from Tamworth Holdings LLC for a certificate of public convenience and necessity on a 5-MW (ac) solar generating facility to be located at the intersection of U.S. Highway 701 and NC Highway 201, Garland, Bladen County, North Carolina.

The applicant plans to sell the electricity to Duke Energy Progress. The facility is projected to come on-line as of July 1, 2017. The projected cost of the facility is $9 million.

Project contact information is: Tamworth Holdings LLC, Attn: Brian C. Bednar, 1125 E. Morehead Street, Suite 202, Charlotte, NC 28204, (704) 644-7733,

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.